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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. possessive, the possessive: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. possessive, the possessive: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. possessive: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. possessive: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. possessive: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. possessive, possessive: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Possessive, possessive: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. possessive: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. possessive: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. possessive: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. possessive: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. possessive: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. possessive: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. possessive: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. possessive: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Possessive (disambiguation), Possessive (linguistics), Possessive: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Possessive: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. possessive: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. possessive: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. possessive: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. possessive: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. possessive: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. possessive: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  24. possessive: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. possessive: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. possessive: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. possessive: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. possessive: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. possessive: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. possessive: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (possessive)

adjective:  serving to express or indicate possession ("Possessive pronouns")
adjective:  desirous of owning ("Small children are so possessive they will not let others play with their toys")
adjective:  having or showing a desire to control or dominate ("A possessive parent")

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